Inside of the tent
Maraetotara River
Beautiful lavender
Inside of the tent
Glimpse of the river
Coffee time on deck
View from the open cooking area
BBQ in nature
Flower surrounding the bathroom
Side of the tent
Romantic outdoor bath

luxury african safari tent

Clifton, Hawke's Bay

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Sleeps up to 2
From $350 tonight
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Sleeps up to 2
From $350 tonight

There are many splendid walks offering picturesque scenery and widespread views of Hawkes Bay. Take a dip in the fresh Maraetotara River beside your tent or head to the beach for a swim in the ocean just minutes away. Try your hand at fly fishing on the river with local guide Mark Webster, or see ...

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Essential Stay Info

Eating and Drinking
Full kitchen facilities with Weber BBQ and gas ring burner are available for use. Head out on a bicycle or car and explore the world-class wineries in the region, visit the shops and cafes at the neighboring cities or simply put your feet up, enjoy a book and submerge yourself in nature. Help yourself to our famous jars of plump pink and white marshmallows, homemade muesli, fresh bread, and other locally sourced provisions.

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Bedding Configuration
1 x King bed

More info about the property
Perched above the Maraetotara River, over looking a forest of Eucalyptus Trees

A beautifully decorated safari tent, semi-outdoor kitchen, and a large deck offering elevated views of the sur...

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Dogs Welcome
Family Friendly

Unique kiwi experiences for you

Take the time to unwind with a dip in the river, then at the end of the day, star gazing from a steaming hot outdoor bathtub
Cycling on the best cycling tracks Hawkes Bay has to offer, right on our door step, Clifton is located at the start / finish of the "Landscape Trail".
Visit the nearby Gannet Colony (largest mainland in the Southern Hemisphere) with a guided tour or on the beach by yourselves

Rural Views

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What we love about this property

Our glamping tents are a little slice of paradise, so quiet, private and serene yet minutes from wineries, a cafe, cycles trails, the world-famous golf course Cape Kidnappers and the beach. This is gl...

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Activities on or nearby this property

Be By The Water
Cycle Tracks
Get On Your Bike
Nature Walks
Nature Walks and Tramps
Outdoor Bath | Hot Tub
Rural Views for Star Gazing
Windsurfing | Kite boarding


Access to: Lakes | Rivers | Streams | Beaches
Bath tub
Campfire available
Drinking Water
Electric blankets
Fishing Access (BYO gear)
Gas available
Good mobile service
Heating (electric, gas or fireplace)
Horse Riding | Horse Trekking
Linen Provided
North Island
Power Available
Property Manager on site
Relax and Rejuvenate
Rubbish bin
Sealed roads only
Star Gazing
Towels Provided
Vineyards Nearby


Heaven on Earth. The thought and care Tom and Lucia have taken in making the glamping totally luxurious and yet still rustic and encompassing the beautiful setting.

Beautiful scenery, tranquil, relaxing - we will be back!

We were so happy to be a small part of such a rich history of the property and the Gordon Family. It was very comfortable, warm and relaxing, can't wait to come back!! The tent was very luxurious and beautifully decorated with lovely views.

About your host, Lucia and Tom

Lucia and Tom have created this stunning site for your absolute enjoyment and we know you will totally relish in its setting and style.

Our site is situated on the historic Clifton Station which has been owned and farmed by the Gordon family since 1860. The Station is farmed by Father and Son, Angus and Tom Gordon.

Tom is the sixth generation to live on the property and they run a fully working farm with approximately 5,000 sheep, 500 cattle with acres of coastal flats for cropping and 120 acres in pine trees.

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